Save the Dates: 2017 Nonprofit Events Update

By Linda Navarro Updated: February 7, 2017 at 3:41 pm • Published: January 22, 2017 0

Here's an updated look ahead at the announced nonprofit benefits slated for the busy year. Some dates, events and locations are still to be determined.

FEBRUARY

Feb. 3-12: Rock 'n' Bowl XXXIV, Junior Achievement Southern Colorado, Harmony Bowl, register JA-SoCo.org.

Feb. 9: Give Cancer the Boot, combined Relays for Life kickoff, ProRodeo Hall of Fame, relayforlife.org/ pikespeak

Feb. 11: Heart Ball, American Heart Association, The Broadmoor, coloradosprings heartball.heart.org

Feb. 12: Hope, Hearts and Home luncheon, Family Promise/Interfaith Hospitality Network, Hotel Eleganté, ihn-cos.org

Feb. 15: Pikes Peak Opera League, "Introduction to "The Mikado," private home, pikespeakoperaleague.org

Feb. 16: Achieve With Us Film Festival, The Arc Pikes Peak Region, Manitou Springs Memorial Hall, thearcppr.org, free.

Feb. 18: Mayor John Suthers Roast, benefits Cheyenne Village, The Antlers hotel, cheyennevillage.org

Feb. 23: Philharmonic 90th Anniversary Gala, The Broadmoor, csphilharmonic.org; Yo-Yo Ma concert Feb. 24, Pikes Peak Center.

Feb. 23: Celebrate Youth in the Arts Breakfast, Colorado Springs Children's Chorale and Youth Symphony, Hotel Eleganté, csysa.com

Feb. 24: Boys and Girls Club Youth of the Year, keynote speaker Evander Holyfield, The Broadmoor, bgcppr.org

Feb. 24: Boots and Lace Barn Party, Banning Lewis Ranch Academy Foundation, Wedgewood Black Forest, blrafoundation.com

Feb. 25: Mardi Gras Gala, St. Peter Catholic School, Great Wolf Lodge, 481-3511

Feb. 28: "Learning to Drive" movie premiere, The Arc Pikes Peak Region, Stargazers Theatre, thearcpprlearningtodrive.eventbrite.com.

MARCH

March 1: Achieve WithUs Colorado Film Festival, The Arc Pikes Peak Region, Stargazers Theatre, free, thearcppr.org

March 2: Recipe for Hope luncheon, Care and Share Food Bank, The Broadmoor, careandshare.org

March 2-4: Wine Festival: Wines of Washington, benefits Colorado Springs Conservatory, coloradosprings conservatory.org

March 3: Night at Mardi Gras Dinner Dance, American Cancer Society, The Antlers hotel, 630-4961

March 4: International Women's Day Brunch, Pinery on the Hill, iwd-colorado springs.org

March 10: Out of This World Jazzin' it up Party, Pikes Peak Opera League, Space Foundation Discovery Center, pikespeakopera league.org

March 11: St. Patrick's Day Gala, Catholic Charities, Cheyenne Mountain Resort, ccharitiescc.org

March 16: Red Cross Hometown Heroes, The Broadmoor, tinyurl.com/zm6qrjh

March 16: Reason to Hope Luncheon, Alzheimer's Association, The Antlers hotel, alz.org/co

March 18: Bowl-a-Thon, Special Kids Special Families, King Pin Lanes, sksfcolorado.org

March 18: "Night in Old Havana," Safe Passage, The Antlers hotel, facebook.com/SPCAC

March 25: Red Ribbon Ball, SCAP, "Who is Your Hero," The Antlers hotel, Red RibbonBall2017.kintera.org

March 26: "Painting With a Purpose," PILLAR, Painting with a Twist, pillar institute.org

March 31: Monte Carlo Masquerade, Colorado Springs Choral Society, The Antlers hotel, cschorale.org

APRIL

April 8: Hillary Scott of Lady Antebellum, Lion's Heart Gala, benefits Colorado Springs Christian School, The Broadmoor, cscslions.org

April 8: Black and White Gala and Auction, Junior Achievement of Southern Colorado, Cheyenne Mountain Resort, JA-SoCo.org

April 13: Teen Court Annual Luncheon, DoubleTree by Hilton, csteencourt.org

April 18: Goodwill's Annual Dinner and Awards, The Broadmoor, DiscoverMy Goodwill.org

April 19: 100 Women Who Care, El Paso Club, 100womenwhocarecoloradosprings.com

April 20: Chef Showcase, benefits Rocky Mountain Health Care Services, The Antlers hotel, tinyurl.com/hrcpdsd

April 22: Fur Ball, Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region, Cheyenne Mountain Resort, hsppr.org

April 22: UC Health Memorial Hospital Foundation Gala, The Broadmoor, mhf.thankyou4caring.org

April 26: CASA Light of Hope, breakfast and lunch, The Antlers hotel, casappr.org

April 29: ACF Pikes Peak Chefs, St. Paul's Church, Julie Penrose Center, email info@pikespeakchefs.com

April 29: Dodgeball Classic, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Holaday Athletic Center, AFA, biglittlecolorado.org

MAY

May 4: NAMI Community Breakfast and Fundraiser, NAMI-Colorado Springs, The Antlers Hotel, namicoloradosprings.org

May 6: Chocoholic Frolic, Kidpower, Pinery at the Hill, kidpowercs.org

May 12: National Parks 100th Birthday - Donna Guthrie, Broadmoor Garden Club, First United Methodist Church, RSVP by May 5, Joansixty@msn.com

May 12: Leadership Pikes Peak Awards Gala, The Antlers hotel, leadershippikes peak.org

May 16: KPWE Unstoppable Women's Luncheon, UCCS, uccs.edu/kpwe/ luncheon.html

May 20: The Arc Pikes Peak Region Annual Dinner and Awards, Hotel Elegante, thearcppr.org

May 27: Gleneagle Sertoma Spirits of Spring, The Antlers hotel, gleneagle sertoma.org

May 31: Veterans Golf Tournament, Sanctuary Golf Course, thehomefrontcares.org

JUNE

June 3: Heart and Stroke Walk, American Heart Association, Switchbacks Stadium, csheartwalk.org

June 12: Cameron Memorial Golf Tournament, Ronald McDonald House Charities, Broadmoor, rmhcsoutherncolorado.org

June 15: Community Celebration, Pikes Peak United Way, The Broadmoor, ppunitedway.org

June 17: Zoo Ball, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, cmzoo.org

June 24: Climb for Courage, Children's Hospital, AFA Falcon Stadium, tinyurl.com/z6q7rp8

June 24-25: Friends Of eXtension (FOX) Open Garden Tour, Patty Jewett neighborhood, extensionfriends.org

JULY

July 13: Night at the Playground, Early Connections Learning Centers, early connections.org

July 14: BBQ, Blues & Brews, Special Kids Special Families, ProRodeo Hall of Fame, sksfcolorado.org

July 14: Buckaroo Family Barbecue, Pikes Peak Opera League, Gold Hill Mesa, pikes peakoperaleague.org

July 19: 100 Women Who Care, El Paso Club, 100womenwhocarecoloradosprings.com

July 20: Urban Peak Under the Bridge Breakfast, beneath the Colorado Avenue bridge, urbanpeak.org/ colorado-springs

July 25 (tentative): CPCD Hops on the Bus, cpcdheadstart.org

July 27: Evening in Tuscany Women in Business, Gold Hill Mesa, coloradospringschamberedc.com

AUGUST

Aug. 4: Junior Achievement Golf Classic, Cheyenne Shadows, JA-SoCo.org

Aug. 5: Grapes on the Ground wine tasting, Partners in Housing, Myron Stratton complex, partnersinhousing.org

Aug. 7: "Going for the Green" Golf Classic, BBB Foundation of Southern Colorado and Air Academy Federal Credit Union Foundation, bbbsc.org

Aug. 18-19: Discover Goodwill Enchanted Weekend, Garden of the Gods Collection/Kissing Camels, discovermygoodwill.org

Aug. 26: Fine Arts Center Gala, Fine Arts Center, csfineartscenter.org

Date TBD: Back to School Bruncheon, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado, private home, biglittlecolorado.org

SEPTEMBER

Sept. 7: Groovin' in September, REACH Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods Club, reachpikespeak.org.

Sept. 9: Rockin' the '60s, Silver Key Senior Services, The Antlers hotel, silverkey.org

Sept. 9: Night of White Lights, Colorado Springs Youth Symphony, location revealed night before event, csysa.com

Sept. 14: Griffith's Kitchen culinary competition, Griffith Centers for Children Chins Up, Garden of the Gods Club, griffithcenters.org

Sept.16: Walk to End Alzheimer's, America the Beautiful Park, alz.org/co

Sept. 16: Pawtoberfest, Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region, Bear Creek Park, hsppr.org

Sept. 20: Flight Gala, art butterflies auction, rotaryclubofcoloradosprings.org

Sept. 22: The Home Front Cares for the Love of the Troops, The Broadmoor, thehomefrontcares.org

Sept. 23: Children's Literacy Center Vintner Dinner, The Broadmoor, childrensliteracycenter.org

Sept. 28: A Night of Excellence Awards Gala, Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado, bbbsc.org

Sept.29: Artini, kickoff for Arts Month, COPPeR, The Mansion and the Mezzanine, culturaloffice.org

Date TBD: TESSA Pasta in the Park, tessacs.org

OCTOBER

Oct. 1: Kidney Walk, National Kidney Foundation, Memorial Park, kidney.org

Oct. 6: Business & Arts Lunch, COPPeR and Chamber & EDC, The Antlers hotel, culturaloffice.org

Oct. 11: Hopes and Dreams Breakfast, Women's Resource Agency, WRAinc.org

Oct. 12: Faces of Dignity luncheon, Ecumenical Social Ministries, The Antlers hotel, ecusocmin.org

 Oct. 18: 100 Women Who Care, El Paso Club, 100womenwhocarecoloradosprings.com

Oct. 19: March of Dimes Signature Chefs, Broadmoor International Center, marchofdimes.org

Oct. 24: Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame, Broadmoor World Arena, colorado springssports.org

Oct. 26: Peak Vista Breakfast of Champions, The Broadmoor, peakvista.org

Oct. 28: Fine Arts Center Halloween Bash, Fine Arts Center, csfineartscenter.org

Oct. 28: Night of Comedy, Special Kids Special Families, Hotel Eleganté, sksfcolorado.org

NOVEMBER

Nov. 3: Jewel of a Wine Tasting, Colorado Springs Teen Court, Norris-Penrose Event Center, csteencourt.org

Nov. 4: Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC Gala, coloradospringschamberedc.com

Nov. 11: Gingerbread & Jazz, Early Connections Learning Centers, early connections.org

Nov. 8 (tentative): CPCD Community Breakfast/Cocktail Reception, cpcd headstart.org

Nov. 16: Evening of Thanks & Giving, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado, location TBD, biglittlecolorado.org

Nov. 23: Empty Stocking Fund kickoff, fillanempty stocking.org

Date TBD: Newborn Hope

DECEMBER

Dec. 9: TwoCor Old North End Holiday Home Tour, csholidayhometour.com

Dec. 22: Debutante Ball, The Broadmoor

COMPILED BY LINDA NAVARRO, THE GAZETTE, 636-0374, linda.navarro@gazette.com

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